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Eltz Castle, Cochem, wine tasting
For children up to 12 years old the basic excursion package costs 19€
How?! Haven't you seen this kingdom yet? Almost toy with its enviable comfort in everything, Cochem. A real "earthly paradise".
And Eltz Castle? The architectural handsome - a relict of the last eras. One of the most beautiful and spectacular travels!
Departure is in the morning. Departure time depends on the city of departure and is reported, when ordering a trip.
Moselle Valley is one of the most beautiful corners of Germany. The river bears the waters strongly winding, creating picturesque valleys, flowing across the territory of France, Luxembourg and Germany. Moselle with its vineyards, which sharply go down to the water, is among the most expressive wine-making landscapes of the world. Here, between Koblenz and Trier, the homeland of Riesling is stretched. In Moselle Valley the castles and picturesque towns are situated, they attract a great number of tourists here.
Cochem. This romantic city is located in the heart of the Moselle Valley and if you walk along its embankment, you will see its surprising beauty, which harmoniously combines a mountain landscape and a smooth surface of the river. The lively historic center of Cochem is decorated by the well saved half-timbered houses, the oldest part of Catholic church parish of St Martin's Church dated 15th century, seven city gates are saved from the former city strengthening, constructed in the 14th century, Carlfritz-Nicolay Square in the downtown, the market square with a baroque town hall and the fountain... Your camera won't know a rest!
Reichsburg Castle. History of this castle is inseparably connected with the history of Cochem. Being not simply the castle, but a real fortress, it stands indestructibly at the height of 100 meters and always dominated in old times over the main way connecting Germany and France. Despite the thousand-year history, this "grandfather" looks as well as during the time of the youth, and you will get know about all the secrets and legends from our magnificent guide.
Going down the river, we will continue our travel by the comfortable motor ship. The landscape on Moselle riverbanks is considered one of the most beautiful romantic places in Germany since the time of Romans and, perhaps, even in Europe . It awarded Moselle's region with many ranks: "The oldest wine-making region of Germany", "the most popular vacation spot", "the most beautiful river landscape to the north of the Alps"...
During a small pause you can have dinner in any of cozy typically German small restaurants. And now the most "delicious" part of our travel – tasting wines.
After an easy moving, in a complacent state we will appear in the fairy tale. Eltz Castle! (The castle is open from April to October inclusive. The entrance ticket is paid additionally - 12€). Its beauty and greatness will eclipse all the castles you have ever seen. Moreover, its uniqueness is in the fact, that it was never exposed to capture and defeat, even at the time of the French Revolution. Laid down in 1157, it belongs to one family for 800 years and is supported in a primitive state.
Trip – pleasure! Trip – shock!
In the evening we return to Germany. Arrival time depends on the city of departure.
- journey by a comfortable tourist bus, accompanying by a qualified guide.
- walking with the guide around the city of Cochem.
- excursion service is an integral part of a trip and is paid obligatory. It is only 10€, for children up to 12 years old it is free;
- tasting exclusive Moselle liqueurs and wines cost 6,50€;
- panoramic ship ride along the picturesque Moselle coast, covered with ancient towns and majestic castles: for an adult it is 14€, for children up to 12 years old it is 7€. Navigation from April to October.
Entrance ticket in Eltz Castle is 12€.
Depending on the circumstances, the guide or the attendant can change the program on the course.
The travel agency has the right for adjustment. The prices can be changed depending on a season.
Entrance tickets are paid additionally (at will).
Departure is possible from the cities:
Aachen, Bonn, Dortmund, Duesseldorf, Cologne, Moenchengladbach, Essen,
and also from Muenster and Osnabrueck - at the weekend.
* - surcharge for departure (at its existence) is paid additionally
The possibility of the departure on the concrete date, the information on the existence of surcharge for departure and its size you can find in the order form, having chosen service to BOOK a TOUR.
ATTENTION: The basic cost can be changed depending on the date and the city of departure! Please, make a calculation of the basic cost below, having chosen the date at first, and then the city from the list!
The list of possible departure cities and information about the availability of co-payment for departure is found in the block Calculation of the base cost by selecting the date and city of departure you are interested in.